By Igor Kozak, J. Fernando Arevalo
Written via specialists within the box of ophthalmology, this new textual content assists in knowing new imaging expertise and the scientific details it may supply. It permits the reader to check a variety of photographs of varied pathologies and will be of curiosity to retina experts and ophthalmologists. Retinal imaging has gone through dramatic adjustments within the final decade, characterised via consistently bettering picture answer, such a lot particularly, because it applies to macular illnesses, due to ever evolving optical coherence tomography. despite the fact that, imaging retina outdoor of the vascular arcades has come a ways with introduction of latest cameras and lenses. the main profound swap has been the advent of wide-angle angiography, which has established pathologies formerly now not visible or suspected and provides upward thrust to new theories of pathophysiology of a few retinal illnesses. knowing this new imaging know-how and the scientific details it will probably supply calls for a foundation of information and adventure in associating the findings with different scientific symptoms within the eye and the remainder of the physique. Atlas of Wide-Field Retinal Angiography and Imaging is helping with this event via permitting the reader to study quite a few photos of varied pathologies and analyzes angiographic findings within the retinal outer edge. in addition, as this know-how more and more fills ophthalmologists’ places of work all over the world, this ebook will turn out to be a useful source, written by means of specialists within the box for retina experts and ophthalmologists.
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Although there have been no reports of human fetal complications secondary to fluorescein injection during pregnancy, most physicians avoid administration, if possible, in pregnant patients. The dye does pass into the breast milk in nursing mothers [20, 21], and it is recommended that breastfeeding mothers store their milk and refrain from breastfeeding for 48 h after the fluorescein injection. The dye is metabolized by the kidneys and is eliminated through the urine within 24–36 h. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 I.
Boyer Historical In 1886, the first ophthalmic photographs were taken by Jackman and Webster with an improvement in technique by Dr. Frederick Dimmer, who, in 1921, published an ophthalmic textbook on his images. The first commercially available fundus camera was produced by Carl Zeiss and had a 20° field of vision. Fluorescein dye was first synthesized in 1871 by Adolf von Baeye. The dye was first used in humans by MacClean and Maumenee in 1955 . It was not, however, widely accepted or utilized until Novotny and Alvis developed a system to photographically document the transit of fluorescein dye through the ocular fundus .
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Atlas of Wide-Field Retinal Angiography and Imaging by Igor Kozak, J. Fernando Arevalo